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Combination of measurements of the top-quark pair production cross section from the Tevatron Collider

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(2014) Combination of measurements of the top-quark pair production cross section from the Tevatron Collider. Physical Review D, 89. ISSN 1550-7998

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    We combine six measurements of the inclusive top-quark pair (tt¯) production cross section (σtt¯) from data collected with the CDF and D0 detectors at the Fermilab Tevatron with proton-antiproton collisions at s√=1.96 TeV. The data correspond to integrated luminosities of up to 8.8 fb−1. We obtain a value of σtt¯=7.60±0.41 pb for a top-quark mass of mt=172.5 GeV. The contributions to the uncertainty are 0.20 pb from statistical sources, 0.29 pb from systematic sources, and 0.21 pb from the uncertainty on the integrated luminosity. The result is in good agreement with the standard model expectation of 7.35+0.28−0.33 pb at next-to-next-to-leading order and next-to-next-to leading logarithms in perturbative QCD.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review D
    Additional Information: © 2014 American Physical Society
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
    ID Code: 69230
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 24 Apr 2014 16:48
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
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